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11:00 am

Technology Does Not Operate in a Vacuum: The Impact of Women’s Mobile Phone Ownership on Economic Well-being in Tanzania |PCMLP Global Media Policy Seminar Series

November 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In many emerging economies, a significant mobile gender gap persists—in which women not only have less access to mobile internet and mobile money, but continue to lag in mobile phone ownership. Drawing on one of the first large-scale experimental studies of mobile phone ownership among women, we analyze the effects of reducing this gender gap. […]

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5:00 pm

Center for Media at Risk Lecture: Young Mie Kim | Annenberg School for Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison

November 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Do digital platforms function as stealth media, a system that enables the deliberate operations of undisclosed political campaigns’ imperceptible targeting and furtive messaging? This talk presents empirical research on covert digital political campaigns sponsored by unidentifiable, untraceable groups. By utilizing a user-based, real-time ad tracking tool and “reverse engineering” techniques, independent from tech platforms, Kim’s […]

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